Second gentleman Doug Emhoff, who's Jewish, was joined by Kamala Harris and the Bidens for the White House's first virtual, public Passover event.
Many Easter and Passover celebrations this year have gone online, as the coronavirus pandemic circles the globe. Some churches are offering drive-thru and drive-in services, to keep parishioners apart. Because the novel coronavirus is spread mainly through respiratory droplets exchanged from person to person, keeping people away from one another, […]
Passover seders across the globe are looking a little different this year as people stay inside and quarantined away from extended family. What’s on the table may also look different, as grocery shopping has become less convenient. It was hard to get some of my typical foods and ingredients because […]
Some millennials are refusing to visit their parents for Passover and Easter in order to continue to protect them from the novel coronavirus. But some parents see the decision as extreme and even selfish, causing rifts in families when they’re supposed to come together. The conflict is especially tough because […]
Getting together with friends and family is a large part of both Easter and Passover celebrations. This year, video conferencing can help bring observers of the holidays together for Easter egg hunts or Passover seders while self-isolating. Other ideas include sitting down for the same meal via video call, and […]
In the excellent PlayStation 4 game “Marvel’s Spider-Man,” a major Easter egg is hiding in plain sight. You won’t find any Orthodox Jewish people on the game’s virtual streets of Manhattan if you play on a Saturday because they’re observing the very real Shabbat, a day of rest. No one […]
Easter falls on a different date every year. This is because it is determined by the Jewish calendar, which is based on lunar cycles. Here’s how to work out when Easter will fall every year. Do you ever feel like Easter comes out of nowhere? Maybe you didn’t realise, but […]
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